Human Relations Commission


The Village of Skokie Human Relations Commission was created to promote unity and to encourage residents to work in integrated ways to strengthen the community. The purpose of the commission is to encourage understanding and respect between residents of various racial, religious and ethnic backgrounds; to safeguard the rights of all citizens as defined by our ordinances, statutes and the constitution and to promote the amicable settlement of disputes between neighbors. Commissioners serve for three years.


Fourth Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. (except July and August)
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Agendas and Minutes

Agendas are available prior to the meetings and are posted on the Village website. Minutes are available following approval.
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Maria E. Monastero Bueno, Chair
Anthony Agee
Deborah W. Arnold
Sheryl Bloom Basile
Alexander Chaparro
Sheila Crumrine
David Donegan
Krishna Goyal
Anwar Haq
Jonathan Lavan
Marcos Levy

Yosef Meyers
Swarupa Pahan
Rabbi Ralph Ruebner
Jeremy Segall
Karen Lise Sherman
James Specker
Mayha Syed

Khem Khoeun, Trustee Liaison
Amanda Sabri, Staff Liaison

The Human Relations Commission is made up of 21 members with each of them serving for three years.

Human Relations Commission Vacancies: 3

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